The Center for Renewable Carbon is a state-of-art research facility at The University of Tennessee. The CRC has nine faculty conducting research on forest products, sustainable biomaterials and bioenergy, http://renewablecarbon.tennessee.edu/. The laboratories include wood composite laboratory steam-injected presses, destructive testing lab, conditioning chambers, dry kiln laboratory and new laboratory capabilities for sustainable biomaterials preprocessing, pretreatment research, thermochemical and biochemical conversion, and product analysis. Also, unique analytical capabilities for nanotechnology sustainable biomaterials are available. The CRC has M.S. and Ph.D. concentrations in Sustainable Biomaterials and Wood Science Technology. The CRC provides world-class industry training programs in SPC/Lean, DOE, and data mining.