Ensto froze the investments and tightened the belt. Being a company of many business areas helped overcome the recession. Expanding and acquisitions continued, for instance a distribution company was acquired in Great Britain.
A lot of resources were allocated to Russia and Baltic countries in 1993. The company transferred some of the assembly work to Estonia and Hungary and founded subsidiaries as well in Russia, Poland and Latvia.
On 2 April 1998, a new plant of Ensto Busch-Jaeger was opened in Porvoo.
In 1994 Mr. Timo Miettinen became Managing Director. In 1996, he started as the Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Petteri Walldén was nominated as Managing Director.
Ensto designed also products for environmental and animal protection, e.g. ceramic filters, wire markers and bird protection devices.
Ensto’s external image was strengthened and its visibility increased. Ensto had developed into a significant, one brand.