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Laird third-quarter revenue rises 6 percent

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Electronic-components maker Laird Plc reported a rise in third-quarter revenue as customers launched new products in the gaming console and smartphone markets.

The company, which makes electromagnetic shielding and heat control devices for electronic equipment, said its expectations for the full year remain unchanged.

Laird supplies components for companies such as Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

Revenue in the quarter rose 6 percent to 141 million pounds ($228 million).

Laird shares closed at 225.7 pence on Tuesday on the London Stock Exchange.