SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

July 16, 2008 09:22 ET

Unico, Inc. Announces Release of July 2008 Investor Newsletter With Updates on Recent Activities at the Deer Trail Mine

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced the release of the company's July 2008 investor newsletter, which updates recent activities at the mill and processing facility at the Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah.

A PDF version of the July 2008 newsletter has been added to the company's website at http://www.unicomining.com./news/newsletters.php, and an email notification of the newsletter's release will be sent to subscribers to Unico's electronic mailing list.

The main article in the newsletter reviews additional improvements and repairs that have been made as a result of ongoing testing of the completed floatation circuit at the Deer Trail mill facility. Repairs and improvements were undertaken in order to facilitate more effective and efficient operations at the mill, and the company looks forward to the next steps at the facility, which are expected to include the production of concentrate.

The newsletter also highlights the company's recent announcement of the appointment of Alex Scarbrough as senior geologist for the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Deer Trail Mining Company LLC. Mr. Scarbrough possesses thirty-three years of experience in the minerals exploration industry and a broad academic background in geology.

Also included in the newsletter is an article on additional financing that Unico has received through the sale of new convertible debentures to Moore Investment Holdings, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company. The funding has been targeted toward upgrades and improvements to the floatation circuit at the mill and processing facility at the Deer Trail Mine.

"We continue to focus a significant amount of attention on processing operations at the Deer Trail mill, and the July newsletter reviews recent improvements to the facility," commented Mark A. Lopez, chief executive officer of Unico, Inc. "We look forward to providing additional information as new milestones are achieved, especially as it relates to the production of concentrate at the mill."

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About Unico, Inc.

Unico, Inc. (OTCBB: UNCO) 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 two mine properties: the Deer Trail Mine and the Silver Bell Mine. The company has also announced agreements to acquire over 70 additional mining claims including the Clyde and Crown Point mining claims. In August 2007, Unico announced that its wholly owned Deer Trail Mining Company subsidiary had completed the purchase of the Deer Trail Mine from Crown Mines, LLC. For more information, please visit www.unicomining.com.

Forward-Looking Statements This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and such Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The company may experience significant fluctuations in operating results due to a number of economic, competitive and other factors. These factors could cause operation results to vary significantly from those in prior periods, and those projected in forward-looking statements. Information with respect to these factors, which could materially affect the company and its operations, are included on certain forms the company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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