SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

February 23, 2007 09:03 ET

Unico, Inc. Chairman Files Form 4 on 2.5 Million Share Common Stock Purchase

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 23, 2007 --Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UCOI), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced that on February 22, 2007, chairman Ray C. Brown purchased an additional 2,500,000 shares of Unico common stock, bringing the total number of common shares that Mr. Brown owns to 7,600,000. The purchase was made at a price of $0.00456 per share.

Mr. Brown's purchase is reflected in a Form 4 Statement of Change in Beneficial Ownership of Securities filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

"On my recent visit to the site, I was able to review firsthand the significant progress being made toward the completion of the mill and processing facility at the Deer Trail Mine," stated Mr. Brown. "The facility is impressive, and with reconstruction in its final stages, I am pleased to increase my common stock position in Unico."

Unico is currently engaged in reconstruction of the mill and processing facility at the Deer Trail Mine. The reconstruction includes a variety of improvements that are expected to increase both the efficiency and capacity of processing operations at the Deer Trail Mine.

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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 recently announced agreements to acquire over 70 additional mining claims. For more information, please visit

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