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Public voting opens for naming Grand Rapids' new turf painting robot

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Apr 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-05 10:44:38-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Voting is now open for naming the City of Grand Rapids’ new turf painting robot.

More than 850 entries were submitted by members of the community, according to a news release Monday.

See the shortlist of 25 potential names and vote for your favorite here.

The Turf Tank is an autonomous, GPS-enabled robot designed to paint precise athletic field lines in less time and using less paint than traditional methods.

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It is expected to begin painting lines for spring sports in late April.