SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

March 05, 2007 13:32 ET

Unico, Inc. Chairman Reports Purchase of 3 Million Shares of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 5, 2007 -- Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UCOI), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced that on March 1, 2007, chairman Ray C. Brown purchased an additional 3,000,000 shares of Unico common stock at a price of $0.00392 per share. The purchase brings the total number of common shares that Mr. Brown owns to 10,600,000.

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 March 2, 2007.

"Delivery and installation of the transformers for the electrical substation that will power the processing facility and mining operations at the Deer Trail Mine is a critical step in the reconstruction process, and we expect them to be onsite any time now," commented Mr. Brown. "I continue to be impressed with the facility that is being completed at the Deer Trail Mine and am pleased to again add to my common stock position with the company."

Unico is currently engaged in the 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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