SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

July 31, 2006 10:18 ET

Unico, Inc. Announces Form 4 Filing on Purchase of 20 Million Shares of Common Stock by Chairman

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 31, 2006 -- Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCN), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced that chairman Ray C. Brown has purchased an additional 20,000,000 shares of Unico common stock. A Form 4 Statement of Change in Beneficial Ownership of Securities regarding the purchase has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The purchase was made at a price of $0.00104 per share on July 28, 2006 and brought the number of common shares that Mr. Brown owned to 60,000,000. Subsequently, Mr. Brown gifted 10 million shares of his purchase, bringing his total ownership to 50,000,000 shares.

"At a time when Unico continues to make progress in developing revenue streams and establishing value in its subsidiary mine properties, I am pleased to add to my common stock position with this purchase," said Mr. Brown.

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About Unico, Inc.

Unico, Inc. (OTCBB: UNCN) 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. For more information, please visit

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