SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

August 13, 2007 09:33 ET

Unico, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Senior Geologist for Deer Trail Mining Company

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - August 13, 2007) - Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UCOI), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced that Dean Misantoni has been hired by the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Deer Trail Mining Company, LLC, to serve as senior geologist. The focus of Mr. Misantoni's efforts will be underground mining activities at the Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah.

Mr. Misantoni has extensive experience in underground metals mines in over twenty-five years as a geologist, consulting geologist, senior geologist and related positions.

Most recently, Mr. Misantoni served as senior geologist for the Sweet Home Mine in Alma, Colorado. In this capacity, he provided underground surveying, geologic mapping and modeling in a complex, narrow vein environment.

In previous positions, Mr. Misantoni conducted geologic mapping and drill target generation over 100 square kilometer concession; was responsible for layout and implementation of underground core drilling program and subsequent reserve calculations; supervised geologic mapping, core logging and reserve calculations in a low sulfidation, epithermal vein district; and was involved in all phases, feasibility through production, of an underground gold mine.

Mr. Misantoni graduated with a B.S. in Geology from Southern Illinois University and an M.S. in Economic Geology from Colorado State University.

"We are pleased to have a geologist with the background and experience of Mr. Misantoni join the Deer Trail Mining Company and assist with our efforts to target future underground mining activities at the site," stated Mark A. Lopez, chief executive officer of Unico, Inc.

"I look forward to my work at the Deer Trail Mine and believe that there is excellent potential at this property," commented Mr. Misantoni. "I was attracted to the opportunity due to all of the different types of targets and geology that are present at the Deer Trail Mine."

Unico recently completed the purchase of the Deer Trail Mine for its Deer trail Mining Company subsidiary.

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About Unico, Inc.

Unico, Inc. (OTCBB: UCOI) is a publicly traded natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector that is focused on the exploration, development and production of gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper concentrates at its three mine properties: the Deer Trail Mine, the Bromide Basin Mine and the Silver Bell Mine. The company has also announced agreements to acquire over 70 additional mining claims. For more information, please visit www.unicomining.com.

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