Founded in 1948 by Dr. Walter Eisbein, Konrad Kral and Arno Lippinghoff, Develop is the manufacturer of the world’s first copier, the “Blitz”. In the 1950s,16 patents and 39 licences were issued for the “Blitz” copier and Develop was already marketing its products in 87 countries. Now fully-owned by Konica Minolta, Inc. of Japan, Develop is synonymous with top-quality office communication systems, growing into a market-leading provider of color and black and white multifunctional print systems and production printers.
According to a survey conducted by the IDC last 2015, Develop Copiers became the #1 copier brand in the Philippines. Develop copiers are exclusively distributed by Copylandia in the country.