News Release

May 1, 2012

For More Information Contact:
Susan Knight, Chief Financial Officer

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MTS Announces Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Eden Prairie, MN. – May 1, 2012 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) will release its second quarter results on May 3, 2012 after market close. A conference call will be held on May 4, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). Bill Murray, interim chief executive officer, and Sue Knight, chief financial officer, will host the quarterly conference call.

Live Conference Call (All numerical information below changed as of May 1, 2012):

Participants should call 719-325-2262 (Toll Free: 888-490-2767) – referencing the conference pass code “3691436”.

Conference Call Replay (All numerical information below changed as of May 1, 2012):

Participants should call 719-457-0820 (Toll Free: 888-203-1112) – referencing the conference replay pass code “3691436”. The replay is available until 12:00 p.m. CDT, May 11, 2012.

Transcript of Conference Call:

A transcript of the call can also be accessed from the MTS website at It will be available on May 8, 2012.

About MTS Systems Corporation

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. The Company’s testing hardware and software solutions help customers accelerate and improve their design, development, and manufacturing processes and are used for determining the mechanical behavior of materials, products, and structures. MTS’ high-performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. MTS had 2,003 employees and revenue of $467 million for the fiscal year ended October 1, 2011. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at