04 June 2013

MTS Systems Opens New Office in Stuttgart, Germany

Eden Prairie, Minn. – 03 June 2013 – MTS Systems Corporation recognized the 40th anniversary of its business in Germany with a celebration event held on 23 May 2013 at the MTS European Headquarters in Berlin. To support the rapidly growing needs of the German automakers, MTS announced the opening of its newest European office in Stuttgart, Germany. This new office will provide increased sales, engineering and service support for our Test customers in Germany.

In commemorating this important milestone, Dr. Jeffrey Graves, President and CEO of MTS Systems, stated “MTS-Germany is the foundation of our decades-long European business, which has grown from its start in Berlin across Western Europe and increasingly into the growth markets of Eastern Europe, today accounting for roughly one-third of our company’s revenue. With a rich culture of engineering excellence, MTS’ European customers and university relationships across the automotive, aerospace, energy and materials markets are key to achieving our growth strategy.”

In announcing the opening of the Stuttgart office, Dr. Graves stated, “By increasing our local support in Germany and leveraging our extensive local support capabilities in China and other developing countries, MTS is uniquely positioned to help our customers meet their product development challenges. Combining our test expertise with their R&D leadership will reduce their development cycle time and lower costs, while maintaining world-class standards for product development across a complex global network of laboratories.”

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors. MTS had 2,147 employees and revenue of $542 million for the fiscal year ended September 29, 2012. 

Source: MTS Systems