A HORSFORTH company which provides soap bases across the globe is ready to scale up its operation.

Global soap base and speciality ingredients manufacturer, Stephenson is supporting the production of soap bars around the world during the coronavirus crisis.

Sales and Marketing Director, James Clews, said: “The company is now experiencing a surge in client demand right across our range of soap bases, as handwashing increases around the globe and is certainly something we’re ready for.

“The sales process can carry a long latency, as with soap products, it can take several months to arrive at its destination.We’re certainly hearing lots of questions around capacity and are we ready to scale up when we need to.”