The Board of Directors of the company was reoriented to the production of military orders.
The First World War dramatically changed company production.
If one compare Y1915 and Y1914 the production of wires and cables for military purposes increased sharply.
Large military orders had been received by the company also in Y1916, in particular, contract with electro-technical department of the Main Military-technical governance was concluded for the production and delivery of 60 000 verst of field telephone cables with the conductor with seven steel and one copper wire.
The company had a possibility to manufacture wires, cables and cords with different insulation, leaded and armored cables for the strong and weak currents; bare copper and aluminum cables and wires, bronze, nickel-silver, nickel, lead etc., but during the war time the production of traditional products fell sharply.