Spanish technology provider Duro Felguera has received an order from Primetals Technologies to manufacture two new converters for ArcelorMittal’s Dunkirk plant in France. The converters are planned to be installed in 2023... Duro Felguera will construct and test the equipment at its plants in Gijon, Spain.Duro Felguera Calderería Pesada will be in charge of the complete manufacturing, testing, workshop adjustment and FOB delivery of the equipment. The work will be carried out throughout 2022 and 2023.Converters are metallurgical vessels used in steel mills to reduce the carbon content of the hot metal and transform it into crude steel. They are made of temperature resistant materials and can weigh more than 500 tonnes. The ones that Duro Felguera is going to build for the Dunkerque steelworks are among the largest in the world.