Transform your production line with iDSnet

iDSnet is a next generation software solution with the power to transform your business. By integrating all of your coding, labelling and other end of line packaging equipment, such as vision systems, checkweighers and scanners, iDSnet delivers a more streamlined operation with quick changeovers, validation and error detection. 

How does iDSnet work?

With industry standard open connectivity, iDSnet allows you to integrate your coding, labelling and validation into your existing SCADA system to have truly centralised control.

By centralising the product database, iDSnet ensures the correct code, such as a barcode, datecode or batchcode, is always placed on the correct product at the correct time and that the correct packaging or artwork is in use. Because all coding, labelling and other devices are networked back to a central database, product changes are achieved down an entire production line with only one simple operator action. It’s completely seamless. 

iDSnet can also use the Ignition platform to deliver Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics across the production line. Ignition is a scalable software like iDSnet that can expand to become a true MES solution if your production environment doesn’t already have one.

Benefits for your business

  • Improve efficiency with quick changeovers and uptime with better equipment monitoring

  • Simpler integration with existing systems and equipment with industry standard connectivity

  • Eliminate rework due to code errors with central changeovers and message selection, checking packaging integrity and data validation

  • Quicker and easier changeovers, simple interface and reduced chances of errors

  • Reduce rework and recalls, improve your bottom line

  • More visibility, real-time data access and OEE reporting


Scalable and fully supported

iDSnet is fully scalable to meet your changing needs. Start with line integration for quick changeovers, data validation and error detection. Then integrate with other systems when your business grows, and enjoy full overall equipment effectiveness reporting when ready. 

With iDSnet, you get the peace of mind that comes from our 24x7 support, with an in-house local software team for rapid response. 

New for 2018: iDSnet Manager – Powered by OFS

Launched in April 2018, this integration will deliver a seamless connection between iDSnet and the OFS reporting module. This integrated module will deliver seamless OEE dashboards and automatic QA reporting providing efficiencies to our manufacturing customers. All OEE and downtime data is displayed in real time, so you can respond to situations as they are happening. As a result, your business is able to achieve continuous improvement and successfully drive LEAN and Six Sigma strategies.

iDSnet Manager creates a truly paperless workflow system for production lines. QA reporting and the recording of downtime becomes seamless, providing significant cost-savings and line efficiencies through the Matthews iDSnet Package Code management solution powered by OFS.

iDSnet at a glance

  • Simple: Easy integration and simple to operate  
  • Secure: Provides brand security by code assurance, providing fast synchronised changeovers
  • Seamless integration: Features standard industry connectivity and integrates  with and complements your existing SCADA & MES systems
  • Scalable: Fully scalable to meet your growing needs
  • 24/7 supported: Matthews provides around the clock support by in-house software specialists


Contact Matthews to find out how iDSnet can transform your business.  (PDF 6.2MB)




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