Metalworking is one of the most important activities in the Ajdova Regional Chamber of Crafts. Among the most successful are the artisans Jožef Stopar and his son Ervin, or their company Zmeti Vigal. In 2003 they moved to a new production hall and in 2005 they obtained ISO 9001: 2000 certification, these days they are preparing to sell their products to the automotive industry.

Vigal manufactures various compression, tension and torsion springs as well as special wire and strip spring elements. They are sold all over the country and their customers come from the technical industry, as springs are an integrated element in various mechanisms, such as switches, various groups of machines and more.