MTS Systems

Being certain means everything when solving complex engineering challenges. Our products and our reputation depend on it. At MTS Systems Corporation, we collaborate closely with our customers to design, develop and produce higher quality products with greater speed and lower cost. Join our innovative team and help us support our mission to be the leading provider of testing and sensing solutions. By working together, we can help our customers optimize their designs, improve their productivity and bring better products to market faster.
MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and 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’s high-performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. 
MTS Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Eden Prairie, US
Size (employees)
2,400 (est)
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

MTS Systems Data and Metrics

MTS Systems Financial Metrics

MTS Systems's revenue was reported to be $563.9 m in 2015
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2015)

563.9 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2014 - Y, 2015), %


Gross profit (Y, 2015)

219.6 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2015), %


Net income (Y, 2015)

45.5 m

EBIT (Y, 2015)

61.5 m

Market capitalization (23-May-2017)

901.5 m

Closing share price (23-May-2017)


Cash (03-Oct-2015)

51.8 m
MTS Systems's current market capitalization is $901.5 m.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2015


569.4 m564.3 m563.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

337.5 m340.7 m344.3 m

Gross profit

231.9 m223.6 m219.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

81 m88.1 m

R&D expense

22.8 m23.8 m

General and administrative expense

48.2 m51.4 m

Operating expense total

163.4 m158.1 m158.1 m


80 m60.3 m61.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

334 k692 k795 k

Interest income

795 k

Pre tax profit

79.3 m58.4 m59.2 m

Income tax expense

21.4 m16.4 m13.7 m

Net Income

57.8 m42 m45.5 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


48.3 m60.4 m51.8 m

Accounts Receivable


78 m83.6 m86.3 m

Current Assets

329.3 m351 m327.7 m


78.4 m81.6 m80.5 m


16.6 m26.1 m27.7 m

Total Assets

451.3 m487.4 m460.8 m

Accounts Payable

29.8 m27.2 m33 m

Current Liabilities

174.2 m203 m176.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

6.1 m4.3 m

Retained Earnings

240.3 m242.4 m255.7 m

Total Equity

258.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

57.8 m42 m45.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

16.6 m19.3 m21.1 m

Accounts Receivable


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

Accounts Payable

(4 m)(2.8 m)6.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(2.1 m)64.7 m100.4 m

Purchases of PP&E

(29.7 m)(20 m)(18.4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(34.2 m)(19.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.3 m(15.9 m)(84.8 m)

Interest Paid

146 k594 k816 k

Income Taxes Paid

22.6 m15.6 m10.2 m
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

1.8 x

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