De Woerd makes plastic bicycle parts, producing mainly closed and open chain guards and dress guards for the OEM market and the consumer market. Originally a shoe factory, family business De Woerd was founded in Barneveld in 1919. The company has recently modernized its injection molding department. De Woerd has 7 injection molding machines of 25 to 350 tonnes, that take care of the bulk of total production.
As of 2009 De Woerd BV is part of AXA Stenman Holland BV. This takeover has allowed Stenman Holland to expand its range of bicycle accessories.