MTS Systems

MTS Systems Corporation (MTS) is a global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. The Company provides mechanical test systems, material testing, fatigue testing and tensile testing services, as well as motion simulation systems and calibration services. Examples of MTS products include: hydraulic actuators,rolling road simulators, shaker tables and medical testing equipment. MTS operates in two segments: the test segment and the sensors segment. Its 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’s high-performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. 

Company Growth (employees)
Eden Prairie, US
Size (employees)
3,500 (est)+46%
MTS Systems was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, US

MTS Systems Office Locations

MTS Systems has offices in Eden Prairie, Cary, Paris, Berlin and in 5 other locations
Eden Prairie, US (HQ)
14000 Technology Dr
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MTS Systems Financials and Metrics

MTS Systems Financials

MTS Systems's revenue was reported to be $650.1 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

193.8 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

75.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

10.6 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

16.6 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

1.1 b

Cash (07-Jan-2017)

101.6 m
MTS Systems's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


569.4 m564.3 m563.9 m650.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

337.5 m340.7 m344.3 m418.7 m

Gross profit

231.9 m223.6 m219.6 m231.4 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


133.9 m137.1 m157.7 m199.3 m193.4 m193.8 m

Cost of goods sold

80.7 m92 m99.6 m125.8 m114.6 m118.2 m

Gross profit

53.2 m45.1 m58.1 m73.5 m78.9 m75.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


48.3 m60.4 m51.8 m


78 m83.6 m86.3 m132.6 m

Current Assets

329.3 m351 m327.7 m440.3 m


78.4 m81.6 m80.5 m100.8 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


55.3 m61.3 m53.3 m63.3 m172.7 m95.9 m97.4 m101.6 m


89.6 m88.8 m92 m96 m93 m122.7 m125.1 m129.4 m

Current Assets

363.6 m359.7 m331.3 m362.2 m516.5 m430 m433.7 m444.7 m


80.9 m79.9 m79.6 m82.6 m82.9 m98.7 m99.1 m101.1 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

57.8 m42 m45.5 m27.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

16.6 m19.3 m21.1 m24.1 m


(9.6 m)(4.6 m)(4.1 m)3.4 m

Accounts Payable

(4 m)(2.8 m)6.8 m5.6 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

9.1 m16.9 m31.1 m13.8 m25.5 m36.3 m14.8 m21.9 m1.7 m8.9 m19.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

4.5 m9 m13.9 m5.2 m10.4 m15.5 m9.9 m14.4 m8.4 m16.8 m25.4 m


(1.3 m)(1.1 m)(2.7 m)(6.7 m)(6.8 m)(9.5 m)(9.4 m)(6.9 m)227 k(1.9 m)(5.1 m)

Accounts Payable

(2.3 m)(1.3 m)(5.1 m)2.9 m10.3 m1.9 m3.6 m4.8 m130 k(3.6 m)(452 k)
USDY, 2017


80.7 k

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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MTS Systems Operating Metrics

MTS Systems's Backlog was reported to be $370.5 m in FY, 2016
FY, 2014FY, 2015Aug, 2016FY, 2016Apr, 2017May, 2017

Order Volume

$615.59 m$618.3 m


$326.47 m$353.01 m$370.52 m

Manufacturing Facilities

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MTS Systems Market Value History

MTS Systems Revenue Breakdown

MTS Systems's Web-traffic and Trends

MTS Systems Online and Social Media Presence

MTS Systems News and Updates

Mechanical Test Equipment Global Market Top Key Players– Applied Test Systems , Illinois Tool Works , MTS Systems , Shimadzu , Zwick Roell and Forecast to 2021

The analysts forecast the global mechanical test equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 5.87% during the period 2017-2021. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

MTS Systems Company Life and Culture

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