Haemonetics Corporation is a global provider of blood and plasma supplies and services. The company was founded in Braintree, Massachusetts by Dr. Jack Latham in the 1970s. Today, the company has expanded and has offices located in 16 countries. The company employs more than 1,800 people and markets its products in over 50 countries. Revenue is derived nearly equally from its three major markets -- Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The company was founded in 1971. Haemonetics started out producing the containers and bags required for blood collection. The Latham Bowl was a disposable container that could automate the separation of blood by centrifugation. Through the 90s, the company added additional product lines and technologies. The company opened a manufacturing facility in Holbrook, MA in 1988.