SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

April 20, 2007 09:40 ET

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

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 20, 2007 -- Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UCOI), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced that on April 16, 2007, chairman Ray C. Brown purchased 1,471,000 shares of Unico common stock at a price of $0.0036 per share. The purchase brings the total number of common shares that Mr. Brown owns to 12,071,011.

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 April 18, 2007.

"I was recently able to visit the Deer Trail Mine and view firsthand the tremendous progress that has been made on the reconstruction of the mill and production facility," commented Mr. Brown. "I am just ecstatic about the reconstruction project and how quickly it has progressed -- coming up from virtually nothing to the facility that stands there now.

"I share the enthusiasm of other Unico common stockholders as we look forward to the start-up of operations of this facility and establishing revenues from processing operations at the Deer Trail Mine," Mr. Brown added.

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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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