Steel is a cutting-edge industry. ArcelorMittal, which has two sites in Dunkirk, develops high-tech steels to meet the needs of the automobile industry, among others. Dillinger France, a European leader in heavy steel plate, has supplied steels for famous construction projects such as the Queen Elizabeth II liner and the Millau Viaduct. The steel sector in Dunkirk also owes its reputation to smaller firms working in secondary production, making cast parts, hydraulic components, heavy-duty sheet metal, metalwork, etc. A capacity for innovation, technical mastery, and a thorough knowledge of machinery help to make the city’s expertise known and enable local companies to work on projects all over the world. LNG depots, tubes, wind turbines, cars, bridges, ships and oil rigs are all constructions containing components “Made in Dunkirk”.